Workers' comp, economic development, health care lead issues for Oklahoma's chambers of commerce
The State Chamber of Oklahoma and 10 local chambers, including those from Oklahoma City and Tulsa, unveiled their legislative agenda Wednesday.
Improving access to health care in the state is another issue that the chambers plan to press for this year, said Mike Neal, president and CEO of the Tulsa Regional Chamber.
The chambers support a plan to reduce the number of uninsured Oklahomans, including the creation of a private sector health insurance network and developing a strategy to fund Oklahoma's Medicaid program that would fully reimburse state hospitals for Medicaid services.
“We want to expand access to health care in the state and keep federal tax dollars in Oklahoma,” Neal said.
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